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Falling Into Fall
Attitudes / Happenings

Falling Into Fall

It’s September! Yay! Almost fall! I have a Pinterest board devoted to “Fall – My Favorite Season ” and it’s about to explode. My collection of photos of all things autumn is clearly out of control. Fall leaves! Pumpkins! Acorns! Football! Halloween! Thanksgiving! See? But it’s okay. From the number of other people with similar … Continue reading

Summer Dances On
Happenings

Summer Dances On

August heat has been brutal, as usual, but I am so thankful for air conditioning! Whew! Without it, I would be a cranky mess. I’m enough of a mess as it is! Despite the heat, we do get out now and then. Last Saturday’s ALS support group meeting at MDA found me, once more, the … Continue reading

Got Your Bucket?
Happenings / Medical

Got Your Bucket?

To be honest, I have been struggling with this post. Not that I did not want to address the return of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. But I have other concerns pressing on my heart. Things like complications after “routine” surgery necessitating a 2nd emergency surgery on someone I love. Things like cancer coming back … Continue reading

A Plateau?
Happenings / Medical

A Plateau?

At my recent visit to UCSD’s ALS clinic, that word came up again: plateau. This can happen with ALS. And as with so much about this disease, it’s anybody’s guess how long it could last. My respiratory numbers continue to decline. My head feels heavy and a little wobbly at times. Speech is next to … Continue reading

Happy
Faith / Happenings

Happy

We try to make the most of the little things. When it became pretty clear I had developed an ingrown toenail (Eewwwww!) Alan scheduled a visit to the podiatrist I saw a couple years ago for the same problem. I really like this doctor because he’s so easy-going and funny. While we waited for the … Continue reading